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and officials, reassuring that the government will be there to help. >> we're going to get this whole thing -- we're going to get this whole thing set up. >> reporter: at his side republican governor chris christie, a romney supporter. to show he was moving beyond partisan politics. >> he has been aggressive in making sure that the state got out in front of this incredible storm. >> reporter: back on the campaign trail, romney toned down his criticism of the president, coping his message positive as he tries to win over florida voters. >> washington has to begin to come together. >> reporter: accompanied by the state's popular former governor jeb bush, romney emphasized his own record as massachusetts governor of bipartisanship. >> it was not lost on me to get anything done at all, and even to have my veto upheld, i need to have people across the aisle that i could work with. >> remember the president talked about romneysia? well it's contagious. congressman ryan's caught it. >> reporter: vice president joe biden accused the romney campaign of lying in a new ad in ohio that implies the auto
, reassuring them the government would be there to help. >> everybody safe? that's the most important thing then we'll get this whole thing set up. >> reporter: apartment his side was new jersey republican governor chris christie, a mitt romney supporter. recognizing christie for his leadership the president sought to show he was moving beyond partisan politics. >> he's been aggressive in making sure that the state got out in front of this incredible storm. >> reporter: back on the campaign trail romney on wednesday toned down his criticism of the president keeping his message positive as he tried to win over florida voters. >> washington has to begin to come together. >> reporter: accompanied by the state's former popular governor jeb bush romney emphasized his own record as massachusetts governor of bipartisanship. >> it was not lost on me to get anything done at all and even the have my veto upheld i had to have people across the aisle i kwork with. >> reporter: the temporary cease-fire didn't dpoend the number twos. >> remember the president talked about romnesia? well, it's contagious.
. >> absolutely. that means the federal government is closed today. pretty much every local government is closed in our area. >> emergency personnel are still being asked to report in. >>> every major public transportation agency is closed today, including metro transit and vre. almost every flight in and out of our region has been canceled. and so you are advised to call your airline. mark is shut down today. amtrak has canceled most northeast corridor trains. >> today is the third day of an extended weekend for most school systems in our region. and we have all of this on our website at, also running at the bottom of the screen and we'll keep it updated 24/7. >>> all of the rain and wind associated with this storm are expected to leave several thousand of our neighbors without power. >>> we hav on our phone a representative from pepco. let's go to howard first. >> howard, tell us what's happening. >> well, the storm got stronger overnight, seeing the pressure drop more, one of the lowest pressures ever reported for hatteras. winds will be increasing throughout the day. 40 miles an ho
and the electrical system for manhattan. here in dc the frat government and most area governments are shut down for a second day in a row. metro is shut down. they will reevaluate conditions later this afternoon. every other public transportation agency is also closed. looking at the rails am tracks remains suspended. most flights have been canceled or delayed and most school systems are closed again today. for a complete list of closures associated with this storm log onto our website at i'm andera rose. we begin with howard and today's forecast. >>> thanks. looking a lot better today. still cold rainfalling this morning. -- rain falling this morning. i want to show you the storm, what's left of sandy trying to mix in a little wet snow in a few of the higher elevations here. it's in the mountains of west virginia they're getting pounded. heavy rain bands out of fairfax montgomery arlington county. wrong there's snow up to our north like it's showing. there could be a wet flake mixed in. a forecast today which has a temperature down to 43 in washington a moderate to heavy rain at tim
potentially are in the path of the storm. a top government forecaster says this is the worst case scenario. >> ten states and washington, d.c., have already declared a state of emergency. financial markets are closed today. and schools also closed in several states. public transport has been shut down in new york new jersey, philadelphia, baltimore, and washington. and more than 7,000 flights have been canceled so far today. we have a team of correspondents along the east coast this morning watching headquarter sandy. jeff gore begins our coverage in atlantic city, new jersey, where the center of sandy is likely to come ashore later today. jeff good morning. >> reporter: nora, good morning to you. conditions have gotten significantly worse here in atlantic city in just the past hour or so as we await sandy's landfall later this evening. the ocean behind us atlantic city's famed boardwalk here in front of us, already taking damage. one of the many areas that will be lashed by sandy today. from space, you can see the full size and scope of this event. from north carolina to
this campaign from the beginning has been about. >> that's right. this is about the roll of government, what it's for. whether there's enough money to do the job that it's supposed to do. it is a serious question of what we ask the federal government to do. are either campaigns going to take that and try to make an argument about it on the stump? it doesn't seem like that's going to be the case based on my reporting this morning. the president is not going to make a larger argument about this is why we need to fund the federal government. mitt romney has talked about >>> a ship featured in hollywood blockbusters didn't make it through super storm san different we'll show you how the coast guard saved nearly a dozen soldiers next on "cbs this morning." these are our ocean spray 100% juice blends with no added sugar, just one glass equals two servings of fruit. very fruit-tritious. or, try ocean spray light 50 with just 50 calories, a full serving of fruit and no added sugar. with tasty flavors like cranberry-pomegranate and cranberry- concord grape, it's like a fruit stand in every
seen jobs come back, and this was last month, is government work. one area where we've actually seen things drop off a bit is manufacturing, which has been one of the strongest sectors in our economy. >> thank you. norah? >>> for four days during superstorm sandy, president obama and mitt romney took it easy on each other, but on thursday they were back on the attack. >> this is no time for small measures. this is time for real change. when i'm elected president on day one we'll bring real change to america. >> he's saying he's the candidate of change. well, let me tell you, wisconsin, we know what change looks like. and what the governor's offering sure ain't change. >> former white house press secretary robert gibbs is a senior adviser to the obama campaign and join us this morning. good morning, robert. >> good morning, norah, how are you? >> good, good. we have a jobs report coming up today. the unemployment number could tick up. doesn't that reinforce mitt romney's position that obama's record on the economy has been a failure? >> no, look, i think what we expect to see is conti
times, the last time at midnight. why wouldn't he say thank you? his folks need the federal government right now. and i must say, i wish more officials would act like this. i think this is what americans are hungry for right now is officials who can come together, to solve the problem, whatever it is. >> ultimately, even the president said the other day that he's not worried about the impact of sandy on his election right now, he's worried about the impact on families. what do you think, bob, ultimately, this hurricane sandy will have, this frankenstorm will have on this election? >> you know, i think it's probably, gayle, it's going to be a wash, because you know, it's down to the battleground states -- virginia, north carolina, these were the states on the east coast where it was hardest hit. it had a slight impact, i think, on the early voting in those states, but i'm told that both of those states, they'll have their polling places up and running on election day. i think, as rich beeson, who is the political director for the romney campaign, told me the other day -- or told me just
and these two didn't show up. >> is there a concern on the part of national security officials in the government? >> there is. fbi has issued a be on the lookout alert that's gone to police agencies, intelligence fusion centers. so the dark scenario is that these are two significant intelligence officials from afghanistan with the issues of green on green attacks, what are they up to? why did they run away? is this part of a plot? if we were watching homeland, that would be the scenario. >> but we're not. it's real. >> people working the case are more of the mind that -- and this has happened before. that they may be moving toward canada to try to seek asylum because it's easier to get there or maybe just wanted to spend a little more time in these great united states. >> they decided no longer wise to go back to afghanistan for whatever reason? >> maybe they just like it here. >> norah? >> a quick question on that, though. how does this happen? the two afghan senior people go missing within the united states? shouldn't we be tracking them? >> well, norah, part of this program is, you know, thes
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